A crown is a restorative procedure that encases a damaged tooth. The dental crown is permanently cemented on the tooth to make it very durable and long lasting. There many important reasons why crowns are placed:
- Extensive decay
- Cracked tooth
- Fractured cusps
Importance of Placing Dental Crowns
The recommendation of a dentist for placing dental crowns is on a case by case basis. Reasons are:
Though a filling might be done as an alternative, a dental crown offers a huge benefit by the way the procedure is done. The dental crown is fabricated to cover the entire tooth in an ideal shape, customized for your specific bite and esthetics.